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British Petroleum had to suspend the installation of the sarcophagus.
To delete the 100-ton dome at a depth of 1,6 km used robots.
Engineers at British Petroleum, down 100-ton protective bell, found at the scene of the accident flammable hydrates, which can explode inside him. Specialists know that for certain relations of pressure and temperature can be formed crystalline compounds of various gases with water.
As a result, the design was lifted from the seabed and shifted to the side.
Management estimates BP, to clean the dome will require at least 2 days. Currently, the dome lies on the seabed at 200 meters from the source of the leak, and oil gushing from the damaged wells. At this time in the Gulf of Mexico killing marine animals and birds.
BP engineers had hoped that installing a protective dome, will collect 85% of oil flowing from a hole in the bottom of the ocean